Employee's death sparks violence in Bhatinda

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Bhatinda, June 29 (ANI): Agitated over an employee's death, over a hundred of his colleagues burnt vehicles and damaged property in Bhatinda on Monday.

Noticing agitated persons turning violent and damaging property, police resorted to firing after baton charging the mob.

"One worker had died in the refinery due to heat. Other employees were agitated with the refinery administration over his death and went on a rampage burning some vehicles and buildings in the town later," said Ajay Maluja, Superintendent of Police (SP), Bhatinda.

Maluja added that the situation which had deteriorated, have been brought under control by police.

The workers were demanding adequate compensation for the victim's family. However, the refinery management has refused the demand for any compensation. (ANI)

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